Project Manager, Development Operations

Date Posted: Sep 13, 2021
Application Deadline: Oct 01, 2021
Start Date: Nov 01, 2021

Hourly From: $30/hr To $50/hr
Province: Ontario
Region: Metro Toronto Area
City: Toronto
Employee Benefits: Health
Organization's Field/Discipline: The Arts
Job's focus: Administrative
Job Type: Contract
Career Level: Middle management

Organization Description

AGO - Art Gallery of Ontario
There has never been a more exciting time to be a part of the Art Gallery of Ontario. Transformed by internationally celebrated architect Frank Gehry, the AGO is now welcoming the world to an extraordinary new home for extraordinary art. As a new model for art museums, the AGO is becoming the imaginative centre of our city and province, a leading cultural destination and innovative partner in the celebration of art! Consider the AGO if you are looking for an organization that:
  • elebrates art in all that they do
  • Believes the visitor experience is paramount
  • Listens and contributes to our communities
  • Stands for creativity, innovation and ongoing learning
  • Is committed to the highest professional and ethical standards
  • Fosters respect and recognition for employees, volunteers, members and donors If you are creative, innovative and thrive on bringing art and diverse communities together, explore the opportunities available on our website.

Job Description

Temporary Full-time (35 hours per week; Up to 1 year)

The AGO is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace and building teams that reflect our community. We encourage candidates who are women, BIPOC, LGBTQ2S+ and people with disabilities to apply for this new and exciting role. If you require accommodations at any point in the hiring process, please let us know and we will be happy to provide them.

This is a moment of remarkable global change. At the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), we are exploring the possibilities of what an art museum can be—and there has never been a more exciting time to join us on this journey.

Do you believe that art has the power to spark important conversations, bring communities together and change lives? Are you energized by building relationships with people of all ages and backgrounds? Are you inspired by the idea of working in an iconic building filled with extraordinary art, innovative programs and big ideas? Could you see yourself as part of a team committed to addressing issues of inclusion, diversity, equity, accessibility, and anti-racism in galleries, programming and the workplace?  If so, you belong at the AGO!

As the AGO executes a bold 10-year vision, we are currently seeking a Project Manager, Development Operations to develop, maintain, and keep on track the various projects being worked on by the Development Operations team.  Reporting into the Associate Director, Development Operations, the Project Manager will be responsible for the following core activities:

  • Determining and defining project scope objectives and confirming resources needed to reach these objectives
  • Monitoring project process of Development Operations staff through assigning, scheduling, and tracking work completion
  • Managing the delivery of services and communicating changes to key project stakeholders.
  • Leading regular training as new systems, policies, and procedures are rolled out
  • Creating and maintaining comprehensive project documentation
  • Maintaining the database, running reports, and preparing presentations
  • Troubleshooting issues flagged by stakeholders and making quick corrections or escalating to necessary parties
  • Researching, testing, and refining areas within the database and other supporting Development technology and making recommendations on solutions




The ideal candidate will be highly analytical, data-driven, and a skilled problem solver who is capable of fostering strong relationships across the organization. He/She/They will possess extensive knowledge and at least 2-3 years of practical application in project management. The successful candidate will also have highly developed knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite/database systems/project management systems as well as an awareness and experience with data visualization systems. He/She/They will bring a demonstrated ability to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline. Raiser’s Edge experience an asset.

Additional Info:

As the successful candidate, you will join a positive and committed team that supports one another, values everyone’s contributions and fosters a culture of learning and mentorship. You will get to know interesting people who balance hard work with laughter, celebration and a sense of community.


How to Apply:

To apply for this opportunity, please submit a tailored cover letter and resume via our website: We thank all applicants, but must advise that only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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